janis joplin

Take a Trip with Musician Powell St. John’s Art at Waxahachie’s Webb Gallery

February 23, 2021 | By Joe Nick Patoski

Almost 60 years ago, a trio of university students formed a folk music ensemble in funky little Austin.

The Original Threadgill’s Closes, Marking the End of a Defining Cultural Era in Austin

April 21, 2020 | By Dave Thomas

Eddie Wilson reflects on the end of an era in Austin with the closure of Threadgill’s, the restaurant, bar, and live-music joint where Janis Joplin got her start.

Piece of My Heart

July 14, 2016 | By MIchael Corcoran

This summer marks 50 years since a 23-year-old from Port Arthur moved to San Francisco to become a pioneering female rock star.

The Pulse of Port Arthur

December 12, 2014 | By Roger Wood

For a music fan like me, one particularly good reason to visit Port Arthur is the blues-rock singer Janis Joplin.

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